Ricardo Munoz killed by police after sister calls local crisis intervention group and a non-emergency police number to get mental health assistance

(Lancaster, PA) The sister of Ricardo Munoz, shot dead by a cop said Monday “that he was bipolar, schizophrenic and off his medications — and that she was just trying to get mental-health aid when she called authorities. More of the story here. Community members are protesting Munoz’s murder. More on that story here.


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